Irma S. Soper,
62, of Grandview passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at her home in Grandview
surrounded by her loving family.
She was born
April 20, 1945 to Amalia Sanpayo and Luis Saldana in Monterrey, Mexico. On Nov.
4, 2000 she married Leslie (Les) Soper in Vancouver.
bingo, sewing, crocheting, doing crafts, camping, fishing, cooking and
especially going to the casino. She cherished time spent with her friends and
She is survived
by her husband, Leslie (Les) Soper of Grandview; children, Israel Gongora and
wife, Sally,of Peoria, Ill., Jose Gongora and wife, Lucy,of Raeford, N.C.,
Richard Gongora and wife, Brenda, of Grandview, and Melissa Saldana of
Sunnyside; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She is also
survived by her parents; her sister, Petra Sias; and three brothers, Javier
Saldana, John Mares and Felix Mares.
preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Maria Isabel Saldana.
visitation will be held Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, from 2 until 8 p.m. at Smith
Funeral Home, Sunnyside.